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John David Mercer / Mobile Press-Register, 2010

Friday, July 26, 2013

Feds: Halliburton agrees to plead guilty in spill

An explosion at BP’s Macondo oil well on April 20, 2010, killed 11 people, destroyed the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and ultimately leaked nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.